Are you open to a FIFO lifestyle offering an 8-on and 6-off roster? You’ll have the best of both worlds: an enviable work-life balance and chance to share your expertise with rural communities that need it the most. This is an exciting opportunity for new fellows and those wanting a unique working schedule.
As an Emergency Medicine Specialist, you will be dedicated to bringing the highest standards to the department and its patients. With your own professional development being supported, you in turn will provide assistance to registrars, resident medical officers, interns and students alike. An interest in public and Indigenous Health would be well suited to this role as well as the flexibility to commit to out of ordinary hours and an on-call roster.
In a full-time position, you will work on an 8-on, 6-off roster. Part-time positions are also available, working 8-on and 20-off. On offer is a very generous salary package, you will earn from $457,000 per year to well above $600,000 depending on experience. You will also receive paid accommodation, 5 weeks of annual leave per annum, professional development leave of 3.6 weeks per annum and transfer and appointment expenses.
This Level 4 hospital has a total of 80 beds and offers primary, secondary and community health services in addition to specialist services such as anaesthetics, paediatrics, psychiatry, surgery and obstetrics & gynaecology. The hospital also hosts a range of clinics in speciality and sub-specialty services. The Royal Flying Doctor Service base provides rural retrievals and transfers and you will experience a very interesting and broad patient load.
Considered by many as the capital of northwest Queensland and located just 200 kilometres from the Northern Territory border this town brings out the adventurous spirit in everyone. Over 23,000 people enjoy living in this modern community and it is an ideal location for the single professional or young couple. You’ll be welcomed by an energetic and dedicated team of FACEMs and Rural Generalists who enjoy socialising and exploring the vast landscape in their time off.
If you’re keen to have more time to yourself while pursuing your career in Emergency Medicine, this FIFO arrangement might be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. Register to find out more. We will be in touch to arrange a confidential discussion and provide you with more details regarding this unique position.